News and advice

Ringworm in Cats and Dogs - is it a worm?

17 Oct 2018

This summer we have been seeing more Ringworm cases in kittens than is usual.

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My dog is itching it's bottom, is it an anal gland problem?

17 Oct 2018

Owners’ frequently bring their dogs to see us because their dogs are itchy around their bottoms, and we hear some interesting descriptions of the problem such as ‘sliding’, ‘scooting’ ‘nibbling’...

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What care does my rabbit need?

17 Oct 2018

Rabbits are great pets that have character, are extremely sociable, enjoy the company of humans and are a great way of introducing young children to pet ownership.

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Why should I de-sex my rabbit?

17 Oct 2018

Unless you plan to breed your rabbit we recommend de-sexing at six months of age.

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Why should I get my rabbit vaccinated?

17 Oct 2018

All pet rabbits should be vaccinated against Viral Haemorrhagic Disease.   This disease is highly contagious and rapidly fatal and is caused by a Calicivirus.

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Why should I consider getting pet insurance?

17 Oct 2018

Veterinary care has become very sophisticated in recent years.   Our facilities and treatments are not far behind what you would expect for yourself at your local hospital.

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What can I do to look after my pets teeth?

17 Oct 2018

Approximately seventy five percent of all cats and dogs over three years of age have dental disease.

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Why should my senior dog have regular senior wellness check-ups?

17 Oct 2018

Dogs age at five to seven years for every human year and are considered ‘senior’ at about seven years of age.

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Why should my senior cat have regular senior wellness check-ups?

17 Oct 2018

Cats age at five to seven years for every human year and are considered ‘senior’ at about seven years of age.

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Why is best that my pet has intravenous fluids during his/her anaesthetic?

17 Oct 2018

Putting your pet onto intravenous fluids involves placing a catheter into their vein and then attaching them to a bag of sterile fluid.

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